The Atomic Energy Commission has announced the selection of Vice Admiral Hyman G. Rickover as recipient of the 1964 Enrico Fermi Award. The first engineer‐administrator and the eighth person to receive the award, Admiral Rickover was honored “for engineering and administrative leadership in the development of safe and reliable nuclear power and its successful application to our national security and economic needs”. The award, consisting of a gold medal, a citation, and $25 000, will be presented at a ceremony sometime this month.

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